29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
2
Yan Yean
— 2 nights
3
Yarra Glen
— 1 night
4
Healesville
— 1 night
5
Coldstream
— 2 nights
6
Cranbourne
— 3 nights
7
Newhaven
— 2 nights
8
Cowes
— 3 nights
9
Sorrento
— 1 night
10
Lorne
— 2 nights
11
Port Campbell
— 1 night
12
Halls Gap
— 2 nights
13
Ballarat
— 2 nights
14
Bendigo
— 2 nights

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Central and Collins St/Swanston St. Kids will appreciate attractions like St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Museum. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, wander the streets of Degraves Street, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Yan Yean.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

2
nights
Yan Yean

Yan Yean ©
Yan Yean is a locality in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 38 km north-east of Melbourne's central business district. You've now added Funfields Theme Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Funfields Theme Park and then stroll the grounds of Kilmore Catholic Cemetery.

Discover how to plan a Yan Yean trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Melbourne to Yan Yean in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Yan Yean are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for Yarra Glen.

Things to do in Yan Yean

Theme Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Kinglake, Funfields Theme Park, Kilmore Catholic Cemetery
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Funfields Theme Park ©
Funfields Theme Park
Kilmore Catholic Cemetery ©
Kilmore Catholic Cemetery
Growling Frog Golf Course ©
Growling Frog Golf Course

1
night
Yarra Glen

Yarra Glen ©
Yarra Glen is a town in Victoria, Australia, 40 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): do a tasting at Yileena Park, do a tasting at De Bortoli, and then look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yarra Glen travel planner.

You can drive from Yan Yean to Yarra Glen in an hour. Traveling from Yan Yean in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yarra Glen, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Healesville.

Things to do in Yarra Glen

Wineries Shopping
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Yileena Park ©
Yileena Park
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery ©
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery

1
night
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
Hedgend Maze has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Hedgend Maze, thenappreciate the views at Healesville Sanctuary, and then sample the fine beverages at Four Pillars Distillery. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden, thenget engrossed in the history at Marysville & District Historical Society, and then stroll around Maroondah Reservoir Park.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Healesville trip itinerary builder.

Healesville is just a stone's throw from Yarra Glen. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Coldstream.

Things to do in Healesville

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Marysville
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Maroondah Reservoir Park ©
Maroondah Reservoir Park
Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden ©
Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden

2
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Coldstream

Coldstream ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Coombe Yarra Valley, thendo a tasting at Maddens Rise, thenview the masterpieces at Jodee Creations, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the verdant scenery at Yarra Valley, thenexplore the activities along Lilydale Lake, and then do a tasting at Seville Estate.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coldstream planner.

Coldstream is very close to Healesville. April in Coldstream sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cranbourne.

Things to do in Coldstream

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Lilydale, Seville Estate, Jodee Creations, Yarra Valley
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Lilydale Lake ©
Lilydale Lake
Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail
Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail
Jodee Creations ©
Jodee Creations

3
nights
Cranbourne

Cranbourne ©
For shopping fun, head to McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park or Tyabb Packing House Antiques. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cignall and Gumbuya World.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cranbourne trip planner.

Drive from Coldstream to Cranbourne in an hour. Traveling from Coldstream in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cranbourne, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Newhaven.

Things to do in Cranbourne

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Frankston, Gumbuya World, The Beauty Spot, Old Cheese Factory, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park ©
Frankston Beach ©
Frankston Beach
McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park ©
McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

2
nights
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. On the 23rd (Tue), view the masterpieces at The Goldsmith's Gallery, thenhead off the coast to Churchill Island, thenlearn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Maru Koala and Animal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, thendo a tasting at Bass Valley Estate Winery, and then stroll through Cape Woolamai Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Newhaven trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cranbourne to Newhaven takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Phillip Island, Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, The Goldsmith's Gallery, Bass Valley Estate Winery, Maru Koala and Animal Park
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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Maru Koala and Animal Park ©
Maru Koala and Animal Park
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum
Cape Woolamai Beach ©
Cape Woolamai Beach

3
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
You've now added Sea All Dolphin Swims to your itinerary. Do your shopping at Cowes Bazaar and Gallery and Michael Leeworthy Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Koala Conservation Centre and Phillip Island Wildlife Park. Step out of Cowes to go to Red Hill and see Marion Rosetzky Gallery, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Cowes Beach, do a tasting at Purple Hen Winery, bet on your favorite at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, and find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cowes trip planner.

Cowes is just a stone's throw from Newhaven. In April in Cowes, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Cowes

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Red Hill, The Nobbies Centre, Sea All Dolphin Swims, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
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Sea All Dolphin Swims ©
Sea All Dolphin Swims
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

1
night
Sorrento

Sorrento ©
Arthurs Seat Eagle has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): make a trip to Arthurs Seat Eagle, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Rye Beach, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sorrento trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Cowes to Sorrento takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Rye Beach, Arthurs Seat Eagle
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Rye Beach ©
Rye Beach
Swim with Dolphins
Arthurs Seat Eagle ©
Arthurs Seat Eagle

2
nights
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Great Ocean Road Story, stop by Great Escape Books, thenenjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Lorne Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lorne online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Lorne takes 3 hours. April in Lorne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Lorne

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Aireys Inlet, Bells Beach
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 1st (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore and then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Campbell vacation planning site.

Getting from Lorne to Port Campbell by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Port Campbell precinct and foreshore ©
Port Campbell precinct and foreshore

2
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stop by Halls Gap General Store, thenhike along The Pinnacle, thentrek along Chatauqua Peak, and finally get great views at Reed Lookout. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Halls Gap Zoo and then tee off at Grampians Adventure Golf.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Halls Gap itinerary maker app.

Getting from Port Campbell to Halls Gap by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Grampians Adventure Golf ©
Grampians Adventure Golf
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Chatauqua Peak ©
Chatauqua Peak

2
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Fairy Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Fairy Park, steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, thenbrowse for treasures at The Mill Markets, and finally explore by horseback at Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of The Gold Museum, browse the exhibits of Art Gallery of Ballarat, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Lake Wendouree, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ballarat trip planner.

Traveling by car from Halls Gap to Ballarat takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Ballarat are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Mill Markets, Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides, Fairy Park
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

2
nights
Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Weeroona, explore the world behind art at Bendigo Art Gallery, thenbrowse the exhibits of La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rosalind Park. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Golden Dragon Museum, engage your brain at Discovery Science and Technology Centre, and then stop by Bendigo Community Farmers Market.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bendigo trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Ballarat to Bendigo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bendigo

Museums Parks Shopping
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Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Golden Dragon Museum ©
Golden Dragon Museum
Rosalind Park ©
Rosalind Park

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